Freight News, Logistics

Wen Parker Logistics Announces New Key Employees

[ November 1, 2017   //   ]

Wen-Parker Logistics (WPL) is very excited to announce that David Ready has assumed the position of Key Account Manager. In his new position, David will provide leadership and support for our key account customer service teams.

“We are very excited to have David’s years of diverse experience at Wen-Parker.” says, Darin Makepeace Vice-President, Strategic Client Operations. “His strong industry acumen includes a proven track record of strategic growth and success.”

Ready has over 25 years’ experience in the logistics and supply chain industry. Over the course of his career he has held leadership roles with increasing responsibility with various companies, among them London Fog, Tween Brands (Ascena) and DSW. Mr. Ready holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Transportation from the University of Maryland at College Park and an MBA in Business Management from the Loyola College of Baltimore.

This is the third key strategic management announcement by the Elmont-based global freight forwarder in three months. Previously Wen-Parker announced that Stephane Miralles assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer and Frank Lavoratore is the new Director of Finance for the United States and UK markets.

In Mr. Lavoratore’s new position, Frank will provide the direction and leadership for the United States and the United Kingdom markets.

“Frank’s extensive years of diverse experience in the logistics industry will add a valuable perspective to our management team,” says, Chief Financial Officer Stephane Miralles.

Prior to joining the Wen-Parker team, Frank was with UTi Worldwide Inc. for the majority of his career, where his responsibilities grew progressively, through promotions of increased scope and complexity. Frank has a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Information Systems from the City University of New York, and an MBA from Long Island University. He will be domiciled in the new WPL headquarters (which opened in June) in Elmont, NY.